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The Florida Department of Children and Families as well as two private companies have agreed to pay $750,000 to settle legal claims resulting from a mass killing in Bell last September.
Update 7/27/2015 at 7:15 p.m.: The suspect has been identified as Earl Jackson, according to a news release from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office.
An 18-year-old man was shot and killed by St. Petersburg officers after he shot a man and then shot an officer in the leg. Austin Goodner had previously been arrested for aggravated battery.
Yowab Ben-Israel has been charged with robbing the 1401 N. Main Street post office on Tuesday and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police said Ben-Israel was injured by police gunfire after he pulled and pointed a gun at two responding deputies.
Aaron Hernandez, a convicted murderer, has been charged with trying to silence a witness against him in a double murder case. The former University of Florida football player is serving a term of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Police released a 911 call today from an incident Monday involving George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was shot at by Matthew Apperson, according to a Lake Mary Police Department press release.
A shooting at Annie Mattox Park in Lake City left three people injured Tuesday night. One person was taken by helicopter to UF Health Shands Hospital and is in critical condition.
Charges against an 11-year-old girl for the shooting death have been dropped by State Attorney Jeff Siegmeister. Her 15-year-old sister, who police say shot and killed their 16-year-old brother, could still be charged. The girls’ parents are also being investigated.